Library

Years before I went on a course or joined the BBKA, I bought a book about beekeeping. Over the next twelve years I bought, or was generously gifted, a few more.

Here is my library as it currently stands:

Hooper, Ted (1978) Guide to Bees and Honey, Blandford Press, UK, ISBN 1904846246
Amazon link http://amzn.to/1mdlDop

Scott, William (1977) Backyard Beekeeping, Prism Press, UK, ISBN 0904727432
Abe Books search http://bit.ly/1l7PEsZ

Maeterlinck, Maurice (1901, this edition 2006) The Life of The Bee, Dover Publications Inc., UK, ISBN 0486451437
Amazon Kindle link http://amzn.to/1p8Vxa8

Chandler, P.J. (2009) The Barefoot Beekeeperlulu.com, UK, ISBN 1409271145
Amazon link http://amzn.to/TgCRKx

Heaf, David (2011) The Bee-friendly Beekeeper: A Sustainable Approach, Northern Bee Books, ISBN 1904846602
Abe Books search http://bit.ly/1l7S8aR

Storch, H. (1985) At the hive entrance: Observation handbook, European Apiculture Editions, UK

Warré, Abbé Émile (1948, this translation 2010) Beekeeping For All, Northern Bee Books, UK, ISBN 1904846521
Amazon link http://amzn.to/1kABf8Q

Melzer, Werner (2000) Beekeeping: A Complete Owner’s Manual, Barron’s Educational Series Inc., USA, ISBN 0812040899
Amazon link http://amzn.to/1p8YK9B

Cramp, David (2011) The Beekeeper’s Field Guide: A Pocket Guide to the Health and Care of Bees, Spring Hill, UK, ISBN 1905862512
Amazon link http://amzn.to/1rNBySZ

Davies, Andrew (2007) Beekeeping: Inspiration and Practical Advice for Would-be Smallholders, Collins & Brown, UK, ISBN 1843404184
Amazon link http://amzn.to/SaLm8X

Heller, Jenny, Editor (2010) Collins Beekeeper’s Bible: Bees, honey, recipes and other home uses, Collins, UK, ISBN 0007279892
Amazon link http://amzn.to/1ukTPEY

Blackiston, Howland (2002) Beekeeping For Dummies, John Wiley & Sons, UK, ISBN 0764554190
Amazon link http://amzn.to/1hdTAJi

Waring, Adrian & Claire (2011) Bee Manual: The Complete Step-by-step Guide to Keeping Bees, J H Haynes & Co Ltd, UK, ISBN 0857330578
Amazon link http://amzn.to/1l7ToKY

Head, Vivian (2011) Keeping Bees: Looking After an Apiary, Arcturus Publishing, UK, ISBN 1907231064
Amazon Kindle link http://amzn.to/1oYk5Fp

Squire, David (2011) Bee-Kind Garden: Apian Wisdom for Your Garden, Green, UK, ISBN 085784024X
Amazon link http://amzn.to/1kwzVF3

Little, Maureen (2011) The Bee Garden: How to Create or Adapt a Garden To Attract and Nurture Bees, Spring Hill, UK, ISBN 1905862598
Amazon link http://amzn.to/1mVSVKr

Dearsley, James (2012) From A to Bee, Summersdale, UK, ISBN 1849532729
Amazon link http://amzn.to/1p90lwa

Turnbull, Bill (2010) The Bad Beekeepers Club, Sphere, UK, ISBN 1615190325
Amazon link http://amzn.to/1rNDHOv

Preston, Claire (2006) Bee, Reaktion Books, UK, ISBN 186189256X
Amazon Kindle link http://amzn.to/1l7USVR

Duffy, Carol Ann (2012) Bees, UK, ISBN 0330442449
Amazon Kindle link http://amzn.to/1kE4w2N

Other bee related reading, including fiction:

Wilson, Bee (2004) The Hive: The Story of the Honeybee and Us, John Murray, UK, ISBN 0719564093
Amazon link http://amzn.to/1mVV6xu

Paull, Laline (2014) The Bees, Fourth Estate, UK, ISBN 0007557728
Amazon link http://amzn.to/1pHuJjS

King, Laurie R. (2000) The Beekeeper’s Apprentice, HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, ISBN 0006514340
Amazon link http://amzn.to/1hdZv0Z

Monk Kidd, Sue (2003) The Secret Life of Bees, Headline Review, UK, ISBN 0747266832
Amazon link http://amzn.to/1kE4O9G

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